15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  17 h
1
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Kyoto
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Kanazawa
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Tokyo
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: London

3
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Explore Hiroshima's surroundings by going to Hatsukaichi (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Miyajima, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, admire the masterpieces at Hiroshima Museum of Art, contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hiroshima day trip website.

London, UK to Hiroshima is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from London to Hiroshima. In June, Hiroshima is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Miyajima
Miyajima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine

3
nights
Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Change things up with a short trip to Universal Studios Japan in Osaka (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, and make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto day trip app.

Take a train from Hiroshima to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Kyoto sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Universal Studios Japan
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

3
nights
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kanazawa: Shirakawa-mura (Nagase house, The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kenrokuen Garden, take a stroll through Higashichaya Old Town, make a trip to Omicho Market, and admire the landmark architecture of Kanazawa Station.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Kanazawa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kyoto to Kanazawa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kyoto in June: highs in Kanazawa hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Shirakawa-mura
Highlights from your plan
Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Omicho Market ©
Omicho Market

4
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Step out of Tokyo to go to Urayasu and see Urayasu Comprehensive Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo DisneySea, see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Tokyo online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Kanazawa to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. June in Tokyo sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Urayasu
Highlights from your plan
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea

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